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Nominations Open for Inaugural Baxter Prize

Scientists and healthcare providers who have demonstrated innovation and entrepreneurship by leveraging endocrine research to improve patient care can now apply for the inaugural John D. Baxter Prize for Entrepreneurship, the Endocrine Society announced today. The $50,000 Baxter Prize will be awarded biennially to candidates who demonstrate entrepreneurship through successful business ventures, technology transfer, partnerships...
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First Person: Happy Campers

DSC_0726 Camp Possibilities, a camp for children with diabetes, was a chance for Andrew Paul Demidowich, MD, and Mihail “Misha” Zilbermint, MD, to learn more about the intricacies of treatment. However, the lessons they took away from their experiences were more than simply treating a disease, it was understanding a lifestyle.   We tried to open...
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An Ounce of Prevention: New Studies Look at Childhood Obesity

ounce of prevention Studies presented at ENDO 2017 in Orlando or published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society all reveal how obesity is the greatest threat to the health of the young. Fortunately, endocrine science is close to finding answers on how to prevent this epidemic.   According to the 2013–2014 National Health and Nutrition Survey, pediatric...
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Provider Traits Affect Testosterone Prescriptions in VA System

Providers in the Veterans Health Administration (VA) system vary in their testosterone prescribing practices, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. This is the first study to examine provider and site predictors of testosterone prescribing in the VA. There has been a large increase in testosterone prescribing...
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Endocrine Society Global Outreach Programs Win Association Honors

ASAE recognizes Society with two Silver Power of A Awards An Endocrine Society-led global outreach campaign for underserved populations and another program aimed at training the next generation of global endocrine leaders both received American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) 2017 Silver Power of A Awards, the Society announced today. The first Silver Power of...
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Members in the News: Bilezikian Honored by Pisa University

bilezikian John Paul Bilezikian, PhD, MD, was honored by Pisa University in Italy with a doctorate honoris causa in clinical and translational science. Bilezikian, chief of the Division of Endocrinology and director of Metabolic Bone Diseases Program at Columbia University in New York, is a past editor-in-chief of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (2000...
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Aaron Lohr Named Society’s Chief Communications Officer

A Lohr The Endocrine Society’s director, media relations, Aaron Lohr, has been promoted to the position of Chief Communications Officer. In his new capacity, Lohr will serve as the Society’s chief storyteller and will be responsible for developing and implementing a content-driven comprehensive communications and marketing strategy. He will also be responsible for the Society’s digital strategy,...
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Why You Can’t Miss the 69th Annual Clinical Endocrinology Update

Schlechte, Janet - Approved 2010_JPG Every year, the Endocrine Society holds the Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU), which brings together hundreds of endocrine clinicians for a unique learning experience and opportunities to network with expert faculty and colleagues. The 69th Annual CEU will be held in Chicago from Saturday September 23 to Monday September 25, and is vital for any practicing...